Quotes About Their Eyes Were Watching God

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Zora Neale Hurston
“So Janie waited a bloom time, and a green time and an orange time. But when the pollen again gilded the sun and sifted down on the world she began to stand around the gate and expect things. What things? She didn't know exactly. Her breath was gusty and short. She knew things that nobody had ever told her. For instance, the words of the trees and the wind. She often spoke to falling seeds and said, 'Ah hope you fall on soft ground,' because she had heard seeds saying that to each other as they passed. She knew the world was a stallion rolling in the blue pasture of ether. She knew that God tore down the old world every evening and built a new one by sun-up. It was wonderful to see it take form with the sun and emerge from the gray dust of its making. The familiar people and things had failed her so she hung over the gate and looked up the road towards way off. She knew now that marriage did not make love. Janie's first dream was dead, so she became a woman.”
Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

Zora Neale Hurston
“...for no matter how far a person can go the horizon is still way beyond you....”
Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

Zora Neale Hurston
“They sat on the boarding house porch and saw the sun plunge into the same crack in the earth from which the night emerged.”
Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

Zora Neale Hurston
“She knew because she looked.”
Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

Zora Neale Hurston
“It is so easy to be hopeful in the day time when you can see the things you wish on.”
Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

Zora Neale Hurston
“But nothin' can stop you from wishin'.”
Zora Neale Hurston

Zora Neale Hurston
“Tain't no trouble tuh say whut's already so.”
Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

Zora Neale Hurston
“For what can excuse a man in the eyes of other men for lack of strength?”
Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

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